Tag Archives: New England

Cooking with Cannabis with Leslie Cerier

My today’s guest ​is Leslie Cerier.  I have chatted with Leslie previously on this podcast about her love for vegetarian cooking and spices.

Leslie is an international renown gourmet farm to table personal chef, educator, cookbook author and recipe developer. She specializes in vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free whole foods and organic cuisine.

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Butterfly Eyes

Photo by Leslie Cerier in her organic flower garden

  Butterfly Eyes by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2004 Leslie Cerier. All Rights reserved to Leslie Cerier

I took this photo of a butterfly on bee balm in one of my organic flower gardens outside my passive solar home in the beautiful woods in Shutesbury, MA. There are many colorful butterflies flying round my organic vegetable, flower and herb gardens from spring to fall. Come enjoy a rendezvous with hummingbirds and lots of colorful flowers. Happy and Peaceful! Surrounded by Nature.  Continue reading

Under the Forest Canopy

Under the Forest Canopy by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2010 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

Last week, when winter turned to summer, I took a hike with a dear friend on a nearby shaded forest trail surrounded with cool shallow streams. In Shutesbury, MA, near my home, there are lots of trails in the woods. It was good to be Under the Forest Canopy, connecting with my friend, getting some exercise amidst the beauty of the woods. We walked right by the spot I took this photograph. A nice memory. A sweet hike. Continue reading

Art Maker, Impressionistic Photographer Leslie Cerier

Art Maker Layout Leslie Cerier

Shutesbury photographer and organic cookbook author Leslie Cerier’s grandmother painted copies of Impressionist paintings by Monet, Degas, Renoir and Cezanne.

“Her apartment on the beach was decorated with her beautiful artwork,” Cerier says, “ and those paintings live inside of me.”

Like the Impressionists, Cerier says, she’s passionate about light, water and landscapes.

“My photography is a reflection of the peaceful energy I find in the woods. Living in the moment, I capture beauty as I click the shutter.” Continue reading

Red and Gold Leaves Impressionistic Nature Photography

Red and Gold Leaves Impressionistic Nature Photography

Red and Gold Leaves by Leslie Cerier. This is a fine art photograph print that looks like an impressionist painting.

Our staff at Healthcare Art Consulting really enjoyed collaborating with Leslie; she is wonderful to work with and was very professional. Her artwork helps enhance a calming environment for patients to enjoy during their treatment.

–  Sarah Beth Joynar, President of Health Care Art Consulting LLC, which bought Red and Gold Leaves by Leslie Cerier printed on canvas, 60″x40″, for the new Oncology Wing in Charleston area Medical Center in West Virginia in 2014

The hospital chose to hang Red and Gold Leaves as a vertical 60″x 40″ pictured above in their new hospital wing. Can you imagine this as a 60″x 40″ print hung in your living room?   

Red and Gold Leaves by Leslie Cerier is also available in prints of all sizes from note cards to 60″x40″ matted giclee prints and cotton canvas prints. Continue reading